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Swing Basics Lifelong Learning Class

Swing Basics

Class Number | TBD

Section | TBD

Class Details

Date & Time

4 Consecutive Weeks on Wednesdays

June 10, 17, 24, and July 1

7:45pm-8:45pm

Cost

$75 per person | $140 per couple

Location

Harrison Campus

Class Description

Learn swing dancing basics and how to navigate a social dance floor in this step-by-step class Swing refers to a group of dances developed in the 1920’s, 30’s, and 40’s with the rise of swing-style music. Dances include Lindy Hop, Charleston, Balboa, Shag, and Peabody. Dance instructor Damian Sanderson will guide you around the dance floor in a fun and upbeat atmosphere. This class is great for anyone who has always wanted to learn dance swing!

  • Bringing a dance partner with you is NOT required!
  • We recommend leather bottom or hard rubber shoes, a casual dress code (not athletic wear), and bringing a bottle of water.

Instructor

Damian Sanderson

Growing up in Sanford, MI, Damian Sanderson always wished to be somewhere else. He wanted to perform and create, and he yearned for travel, excitement, and recognition. Through training and dedication, he got everything he thought he wanted, the warm sun and adventures of Orlando, Florida, the recognition of his peers and Ballroom Greats across the globe, and a platform to create.

But as it turns out, Sanderson realized he was lonely, missing home, his family, and the charm and comfort of the Midwest. After reevaluating his core values he knew he had to make a change. His retirement plan was to open a performance space with food and entertainment, surrounded by a community that wanted to grow around him. Only after following his heart, moving back home, and meeting some wonderful people, did that plan start to become a reality. Sanderson is now an integral part of Highland Blush and Ataraxis Yoga & Dance, both in Alma, MI.

Questions?

We'd love to answer them!

lifelonglearning@midmich.edu

(989) 386-6651
 
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